The Best Restaurants in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

Located in the western part of Montreal, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce embodies tranquility and simplicity. In recent years, young Francophone families have revitalized NDG, once a quiet Anglophone stronghold. Lined with residential streets adorned with beautiful trees, Sherbrooke Street and Monkland Avenue bustle with life and boast hidden culinary gems.

Families settling in and university students frequenting the area may be pleasantly surprised by the discreet charm of small restaurants.

It’s a neighborhood where life is good, where a leisurely stroll to the park with coffee and pastries in hand is practically a ritual. In its own bubble, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce is a world unto itself. The gastronomic scene continues to flourish year after year, with more and more restaurants enriching the existing culinary offerings.

Who knows, perhaps soon it will capture your heart too! One thing is certain, it has conquered our stomachs. Here are the best restaurants in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.

Happy exploring!

Special Mentions:

Pigeon Café

Melk Café

Le Gryphon d’Or

Bistro Amerigo

Taverne Monkland

Opened in 1995, Taverne Monkland is a hidden gem in NDG, offering meticulous and impeccable farm-to-table cuisine. You’ll be charmed not only by the exquisite dishes but also by the welcoming service reminiscent of the city’s finest establishments.

5555 Avenue de Monkland


Located on Monkland Street, Buboy serves up classic Filipino cuisine with love and conviviality. Expect rich and flavorful dishes at Buboy, which opened in May 2023 and has already garnered high praise from locals in the neighborhood.

5976 Avenue de Monkland

NDG Luncheonette

NDG Luncheonette is a charming American-style diner in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighborhood. Open for breakfast and lunch, the restaurant serves up classic dishes while spotlighting local and quality ingredients.

6800 Avenue Fielding

Pizzéria Melrose NDG

Pizza is always comforting, and Pizzeria Melrose’s pizza ranks among the best in town. The restaurant provides a cozy atmosphere and artisanal pizzas cooked in a wood-fired oven. With its quality ingredients and attentive service, it attracts pizza enthusiasts for a friendly dining experience.

5779 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest

Chalet Bar-BQ

A true time capsule, Le Chalet BAR-B-Q has been a Montreal institution for 77 years. Its roasted chicken, which has garnered international acclaim, has become a symbol of comfort far beyond Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.

5456 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest

Mouton Vert

Opened since July 2014, Le Mouton Vert is a unique café-counter located in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighborhood. Here, you can enjoy delicious and comforting Greek cuisine, which ranks among the top addresses for healthy vegetarian options in Montreal!

6000 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest

Hwang Kum

Open for 20 years now, Hwang Kum is an unassuming gem serving some of the best Korean dishes in town! This affordable and delightful spot in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce offers a simplicity that brings us back to the essence: the pleasure of delicious and comforting food. The restaurant provides an authentic and unpretentious experience that takes diners on a journey through its typical dishes.

5908 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest


Opened in 2021, Entre-Deux is causing quite a stir. Its charm is undeniable, and the space exudes intrinsic coolness. It’s a breath of fresh air for the area, which rarely sees openings of this kind. The menu is small but packed with flavors, featuring dishes that stand out from the crowd.

5930 Sherbrooke Street West
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Photography by Alison Slattery

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